The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 15.93% 15.22% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 90.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 1
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£340 £371 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +34.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.70% 15.22% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 1
Average daily rate £370 £371 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +34.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) SAN
5 13 (43.33%) HP
5 13 (43.33%) SharePoint
6 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 11 (36.67%) C#
6 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) InfoPath
8 9 (30.00%) MCTS
8 9 (30.00%) MS Project Server
8 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (30.00%) MS Project
8 9 (30.00%) VBA
8 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
10 7 (23.33%) .NET
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
11 6 (20.00%) DHCP
11 6 (20.00%) UNIX
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle
11 6 (20.00%) Citrix
11 6 (20.00%) Thin Client

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (43.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (30.00%) MS Project Server
2 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) InfoPath
1 9 (30.00%) MS Project
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) MSI
2 2 (6.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Tools Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) Middleware
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) HPUX
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 4 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
4 4 (13.33%) Content Management
4 4 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) VBA
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) REXX
4 2 (6.67%) Tcl
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) MCTS
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCP
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (13.33%) KVM
2 4 (13.33%) RHEV
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (13.33%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) AppSense
8 1 (3.33%) Informatica
8 1 (3.33%) Business Objects